AW Surgeries have now been inspected at both Withymoor and Albion House by the care Quality Commission (CQC)
Their framework is to look at a number of areas, across different patient groups.
They check on:
Safe: patients are protected from abuse and avoidable harm.
Effective: patient care, treatment and support achieves good outcomes, helps patients to maintain quality of life and is based on the best available evidence.
Caring: staff involve and treat patients with compassion, kindness, dignity and respect.
Responsive: services are organised so that they meet patient needs.
Well-led: the leadership, management and governance of the organisation make sure it's providing high-quality care that's based around patient individual needs, that it encourages learning and innovation, and that it promotes an open and fair culture.
Across these services they look to award the following standards:
The service is performing exceptionally well.
The service is performing well and meeting our expectations.
The service isn't performing as well as it should and we have told the service how it must improve.
The service is performing badly and we've taken action against the person or organisation that runs it.
AW Surgeries have been marked as “Good” in all services, with the following exceptions, which were all marked “Outstanding”
The practice is rated as outstanding overall for providing responsive services. This was awarded in 3 separate areas, Older people; Families, children and young people; and People experiencing poor mental health.
The practice is rated as outstanding for the effective services delivered to older people.
The practice is rated as outstanding overall for the care of older people.
The Practice is rated as outstanding for being well-led in the delivery of services to People in vulnerable circumstances
The Overall rating for the practice is “Good”